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Don't do that, do this instead...
A change of mindset when prospecting will help you sell so much more. If you say or think this... What I sell is amazing and everyone I talk to will want to buy from me. The result will be you are going to be very disappointed and frequently feel rejected and less positive. Instead, say or think this... What I sell isn't going to be right for everyone. I'll do the best I can to reach out to many people and see if they're open to discussing how we might help them to improve their situation. Some …
How to handle Brain Fog
Do you ever get stuck on a problem and the more you think about it, and the longer you sit at your desk, the foggier your brain gets, and the solution totally evades you? It used to happen to me often, and then I found the solution. Like everything we experience, it has a lot to do with 'context' and in this case the physical environment we are trying to solve the problem in is a powerful and influencing context. So, if your problem-solving brain cells aren't working as well as you would like, t…
The secrets of The Casino Effect
I might make you shake your head in disappointment, but I'm a fan of casinos. Once I'm sat at that roulette table, I'm glued to the seat, watching the ball spin around the wheel time after time until a) I win big - and force myself to walk away with a fat wallet, or b) I have no money left. Psychologists call people like me addictive personalities, which sounds wonderful, but it's not as good as it sounds, trust me. We can get hooked on pretty much anything that boosts our dopamine levels, makin…